The median contractor rate for a Research Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Research Analyst
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 424 408
Contract jobs requiring a Research Analyst 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.009% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.009% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £563 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +60.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £215 £525
% change year-on-year +111.62% -59.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £140.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.68 - £22.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18483 21200 20424
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.80% 95.05% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13146 15201 14093
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 281 378
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Research Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Research Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Research Analyst in London

Research Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Research Analyst in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Research Analyst in London

Research Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Research Analyst in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Research Analyst in London

Research Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Research Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Research Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (20.00%) Market Research
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (20.00%) MiFID
2 1 (20.00%) Biotechnology
2 1 (20.00%) French Language
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Economics
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical

Research Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (20.00%) French Language
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Biotechnology
1 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (20.00%) Equities
1 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Economics
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Market Research
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft